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Idris Elba Will Play the Hunchback of Notre Dame in New Netflix Project!

Idris Elba Will Play the Hunchback of Notre Dame in New Netflix Project!

Idris Elba is becoming the Hunchback of Notre Dame!

The actor will star, direct and produce a new modern-day version of the story for Netflix, according to The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday (May 23).

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He will be producing original music for the upcoming feature as well, which is described as “a sonic and musical experience.”

The Victor Hugo classic story, made most famous in the ’90s with a Disney animated adaption, follows Quasimodo, a hunchback, who falls in love with the gypsy Esmeralda.

The Giver script penner Michael Mitnick will write the modern day version.

Idris made his directorial debut in 2018 with Yardie. He also created and will star in the upcoming Netflix series Turn Up Charlie.

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